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RESEARCH Shows Strong Support For More Glasgow Bike Lanes

THE UK's most comprehensive study of cycling in cities found that eight out of ten people asked in Glasgow (82 per cent) supported building more protected roadside cycle lanes -- even when this could mean less space for other traffic. The Bike Life report, the first...

CONSULTATION Starts Over Re-Design Of Glasgow City Centre Streets

PUBLIC consultation begins this week on initial designs for the next phase of the Avenues project in Glasgow City Centre. It involves the Sauchiehall Precinct (between Rose Street and Buchanan Street); the Underline (connecting the West End to the city centre via St...

CASH Agreed For Active Travel Improvements At New South Side Square

ACTIVE travel connections are being provided at a new civic square on Glasgow's South Side thanks to a £120,000 grant from Sustrans. Glasgow City Council has accepted the money from the sustainable transport charity as part of the development of the square in...

PRIORITY Gritting Of Glasgow Cycle Routes Extended

MORE of Glasgow's cycle lanes will be gritted at top priority level this winter. Two major routes are being given 'Priority 1' status by the city council. The service will cover South West City Way, West City Way and the link with Kelvingrove Park. It means the routes...

PLANS For On-Street Cycle Storage For Glasgow Residents Gain Momentum

FIFTY locations across Glasgow are to be selected as possible sites for secure on-street cycle parking as part of a feasibility study into providing the facility for city residents. Glasgow City Council officials say the study will "outline recommendations to progress...

GLASGOW To Get Fleet Of Public Hire Electric Bikes

FUNDING for electric bikes has been approved for Glasgow's public bike hire network. Glasgow City Council has been awarded around £176,000 to commission a fleet of 63 e-bikes for its nextbike scheme.  The council will also commit a further £180,000 to the project to...

IN Pictures — Car-Free Day On Kelvin Way

GLASGOW'S first ever World Car Free Day event was held on Kelvin Way. Traffic was banned from the road beside Kelvingrove Park all day on Saturday with fun activities taking the place of vehicles. The event was organised by Bike for Good, Car Free Glasgow, Free Wheel...

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